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Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack

WorldNews Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attackBEIRUT — The Kurdish-led civilian administration in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the Syrian border with Turkey on Wednesday as Ankara poised for an imminent invasion of the area in the latest major escalation in the war-ravaged country. Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey. Expectations for that assault rose after President Donald Trump on Sunday abruptly announced that American troops would step aside ahead of the Turkish...
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News video: Turkey launches military operation in northeast Syria

Turkey launches military operation in northeast Syria 23:43

Turkey has launched a long-threatened military operation in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish-led forces from the border area and create a "safe zone" to resettle millions of Syrian refugees.

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